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Michael Young would be a boon for the Giants.
He would not just be an admirable replacement for Juan Uribe, but an improvement.
In 2010 he hit 22 HRs, 36 doubles, and batted .284.
Now that the Rangers signed Adrian Beltre it appears Young is headed for the DH.
He won't be taking any fielding opportunities from Elvis Andrus or Ian Kinsler, and so he is somewhat expendable to Texas.
Of course, the Giants don't look at any player as a one position player. Since Young has played 3B, SS, and 2B over the course of his career he would fill the biggest gap the Giants have - a healthy, proven hitter with some pop that could play multiple infield positions.
Who knows, maybe DeRosa will have a great comeback year in 2011, but he's a big question mark.
Young may be a pipe-dream, but even if he is, the time to dream is now since conceivably the Rangers could re-sign Vladimir Guerrero to hit DH and trade off Young for a younger player that fills a bigger hole.
By the Spring, Guerrero will surely have a job and if it's not with the Rangers a deal for Young would be harder.